Month: January 2018

SNEAK PEAK: Toronto’s Top Caterers Share What’s to Come For the 2018 Catering Season!

Any foodie worth their salt will tell you, the start of a new year brings a totally fresh perspective on catering and special events! Whether you’re a food-first couple, a purveyor of all things delicious, or a socially awkward eat-first-talk-never foodaholic, you’ll definitely want to be in the know of what epicurean tastes await this …

Why Knowledge Clusters Belong on Your Site-Visit Checklist

As economies increasingly are powered by innovation and ideas, business events have a “tremendous role” to play in the transfer of knowledge, says James Latham, producer at The Iceberg. Destinations and conferences which align themselves along “knowledge clusters” — think biotech, fintech, or healthcare innovation — reap benefits on all sides, said Latham, who presented …

How to Enhance Safety & Security at Your Event

What are some strategies that can help us better profile our own events for possible security vulnerabilities as well as enhance various protocols onsite and offsite that can keep our attendees, vendors, exhibitors, and even our own staff safer? Join Jeff McKissack, President of Defense By Design, and learn how to better spot trouble *before* …

Outrunning the bulls: A look into Spain’s developing startup ecosystem

After a devastating economic crisis brought the country to its knees, Spain has started to build itself back up — in part thanks to the country’s developing startup ecosystem. Spain has had a difficult decade, with its unemployment having risen to as high as 26 percent in 2013. However, last year Spain’s economy finally returned …

WhatsApp Business finally rolls out for Android — and it’s totally free (for now)

After years of waiting and limited trials, businesses finally have their own WhatsApp solution. The company today launched the simply-named WhatsApp Business, available on Android devices as a free download. The app provides some of the basic functionality you’d want from a business app. You can create a Business profile with additional information like a …